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Pitts S1 Project

dcrogers11

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Gents,
Long story short, I recently had an "incident" in my Pitts and I ended up upside down in the grass. I was fairly slow and at idle when the right brake shuttered and grabbed causing me to head to the ditch and in the process of try to regain control with the left brake ended up in the soft ground and upside down. The plane sustained damage to the top left wing tip, vertical stab in back, and prop. It WILL require a full tear down and rebuild. I don't have time to do it with my job and will sell it and look for something else. It has an O-320 with inverted oil and gas and sparcraft wings. I also have a 1946 Cessna 140 for sale if interested. I will entertain offers for both. I will take the wings off and have it ready for transport. I live in Granbury TX at 66TE (Landings Airpark). Please give me a call at 817-559-3950 and I'll answer your questions or PM me here.
Thanks,
Don
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The 1946 Cessna 140 is on Barnstormers and TAP at 20,000 with all the info and pictures on the plane as well. It has a little over 3000 hrs and 530 SMOH. Cruises at 100 MPH on 5 gals. I need $10K on the Pitts and have started disassembling it today. I can provide any info or pictures you might need if interested.

Thanks,
Don
 

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Here are some pictures after disassembly. Complete landing and flying wires, 0 time SMOH Bendix Mags and previous post said Sparcraft, but these are plans built ribs and not routed plywood ribbed wings.

Thanks,
Don

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Well, the deal fell threw with a gentleman in the UK it's back on the market. Please feel free to contact me with questions.
Regards,
Don
 

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